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michael kahn. in the health care sector, insurer wellpoint was in focus. shares rose 4.3%, rallying to their highest point since angela braly stepped down as c.e.o. the company announced a bond sale to raise money with $600 million going to stock buybacks. there was a lot of action in the telecommunications industry, with deutsche telekom talking about merging its t-mobile business with metro pcs. the talk pushed metro pcs shares up 17.8%. volume exploded-- more than five times normal. last year, t-mobile's buyout by at&t was canceled over anti- trust concerns. t-mobile could use the deal to expand its wireless spectrum as it builds out its next generation wireless service. it's just the latest possible suitor for metro pcs and its no- contract pre-paid wireless service business model. it's a model similar to leap wireless and its cricket brand. leap shares jumped 8.4% as volume jumped five-fold. one of the companies that had reportedly looked at metro pcs in the past and said "no deal" is sprint. shares fell 5.4% on very heavy volume. analysts say a t-mobile metro pcs deal would pr
angeles. in his chicago office today, co- founder michael donahue told me there will be a lot more to lyfe. >> we're looking at new york, we're looking in chicago, and we're looking at a few other major markets. if i put the map on the wall, you could pick them. >> reporter: obviously, in california, you have people who are more health conscious, so this kind of idea would sell very well there. but can it sell in the midwest? can it sell in the east coast? can it sell in the south? >> we believe 100%. at the end of the day, we want to go where you mitigate risk, where the people are open-minded to it, and we believe there are pockets of it in every location and every city in america. but when you start a new concept, go where you believe it's going to be the most successful and you mitigate some of that risk. >> reporter: now, you're looking to source locally, correct? >> correct. >> reporter: how difficult is it to do that? it sounds very expensive. >> you have to look at the etymology, the beginning of trends, and when the consumer starts to change-- and all of the pressure is on locally
schools. chastity pellum, a student at the university of central florida training to be a science michael weinbaum is 28, an engineer and self-described social conservative from jacksonville. and charlie adkins, a 56-year- old real estate manager, a former homebuilder who struggled we met in downtown orlando, in the heart of one of the most hotly contested regions, of one of the most hotly contested states in the 2012 election. welcome to you all. thanks for joining us both to watch and to discuss what happened tonight. i want to know if anybody's opinion of either candidate was changed by watching them debate each other for 90 minutes. did anybody see either of the two men in a different way when it was all over? >> i think governor romney, especially by opening with a story of how it was either him or his wife had met someone who was struggling to find a job, had one job, didn't work and happened multiple times, that was-- i don't know if i've watched enough of him on the stump but that was the kind of thing i was expecting him to say. that was a softer side. he did seem a little more s
temperature was 90 degrees. michael berkshire administers green roof projects for the city. >> rooftops are one of the last kind of frontiers that you can really look at, and it's a significant amount of space. >> sreenivasan: berkshire says the plants on green roofs soak up heat, and keep both the buildings underneath and the air above them cooler. that, in turn, reduces the cost of air conditioning. this roof saves city hall about $3,600 a year. chicago has 359 green roofs covering almost five and a half million square feet. that's more than any other city in north america. millenium park is the largest green roof in the world at 25 acres, covering parking garages, a railway, and an opera house. >> what's interesting about a green roof is that it provides the benefits that can help mitigate in terms of, you know, keeping the temperatures lower. but then in terms of the adaptation, we're going to see more rainfall and heavier rainfall events. o the more rainfall you can absorb on-site, the less were going to overburden that combined storm sewer system. so a green roof not only helps re
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